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Welcome to Baldwyn ...
The location of Baldwyn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Baldwyn has a population of 3,266 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Baldwyn.
Baldwyn is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Baldwyn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Baldwyn lies within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baldwyn had an population of 3,266 people. This is a decrease of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.66% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Baldwyn had a population of 3,297 people (or 13.04% of the total population of Prentiss County). This makes Baldwyn the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Baldwyn represents 0.11% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,297 people, the population of Baldwyn has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,321 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Baldwyn.
Communities Also Named Baldwyn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Baldwyn: This one is located in Prentiss County and the other is located in Lee County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Baldwyn.
Communities near Baldwyn ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Baldwyn.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baldwyn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Baldwyn.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baldwyn. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Baldwyn.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baldwyn. See our Newspapers Page for Baldwyn.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baldwyn ...
Looking for more information about Baldwyn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Baldwyn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baldwyn.
Adding Baldwyn to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Baldwyn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Baldwyn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Baldwyn on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Baldwyn on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baldwyn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022